For some no amount of dieting , exceeds or lifestyle modification can help significantly impact severe obesity. Its a reality that can lead to frustration, depression and In many cases , serious health issues. Fortunately for many in this situation, weight loss through bariatric surgery may be an option.
Individuals with BMI above 35 kg/ m2 indicate that they may be a candidate for bariatric surgery.
For all those patients found ideal candidates for bariatric surgery, a meeting with the surgical team - Dr. Amit Agarwal is arranged. The patient is thoroughly counselled. All available procedures including Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass are discussed in great details. The best procedure for the patient is decided. Pre operative evaluation including the required tests are done. After proper optimisation, the patient is taken up for the procedure. Postoperatively the patient is cared after till he has fully recovered and fit to return to his normal life. Long term follow up is done and it is ensured with the help of proper diet and exercise schedule that the weight loss achieved is permanent.
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